Let us help you discover your family history!

History’s Mysteries LLC is a researching firm setting out to uncover answers to your inquiries about history in Northeast Iowa. Our expertise lies in the research of Iowa real estate and cemeteries as well as other areas of genealogical and ephemera research.


We are currently working on our certification through the Board for Certification of Genealogists. Applicants for BCG must demonstrate The Genealogical Proof Standard which can be seen here.


We are currently accepting new clients.

Mapping Luxury




We can’t do genealogical research without the luxury of maps to aid in our research process or the presentation of our findings.
Online maps are greatly improving and a wide variety of software is available to assist in mapping a project. It is becoming more and more convenient to create maps to convey our results or bring a research theory to fruition. Here are a few widely used sources for mapping.

Google Earth-

ArcGIS by ESRI-

USGS Topographical Maps-

World Map-